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Summary
NIEMANN-PICK DISEASE TYPE C
257220
OMIM = Online Medalian Inheritance of Men
646
18q11.2
  • enzyme replacement therapy
  • no specific treatment
rare (> 1:120.000)
autosomal recessive
symptoms
ascites
ataxia
behavior, abnormal or bizarre, confusion
dysarthria
dysphagia
dystonia
early death
hearing defect, deafness
hepatomegaly (large liver)
hydrops fetalis
hypotonia
jaundice
learning disability
liver failure
onset, adult
onset, child
onset, newborn
ophthalmoplegia
progressive neurologic defect
psychosis
respiratory distress
seizures
spastic diplegia/quadriplegia
splenomegaly (large spleen)
laboratory finding
Sphingomyelin increasedspleen
Sphingomyelin increasedliver
Cholesterol increasedintracellular
Foam cells, bone marrow bone marrow
conjunctival biopsy, abnormal abnormal
Cholesterol, intracellular
MRI, brain, abnormalities -
Chitotriosidase increased activityplasma
Literature
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Mayatepek Eet al.Atypical vitamin B12-unresponsive methylmalonic aciduria in sibship with sever progressive encephalomyopathy: a new genetic disease?Eur J Pediatr1555398-4031996
Jakobs Cet al.Various organic aciduriasin Blau N, Duran M, Blaskovics E (eds): in Physicians guuide to the laboratory diagnosis of metabolic diseases Chapman and Hall, London00163-1761996
Bonnefont JPet al.The fasting test in paediatrics: application to the diagnosis of pathological hypo- and hyperketotic states Eur J Pediatr150080-851990
Jakobs Cet al.Various organic aciduriasin Blau N, Duran M, Blaskovics E (eds): in Physicians guuide to the laboratory diagnosis of metabolic diseases Chapman and Hall, London00163-1761996
Guneral FBachmann CAge-Related Reference Values for Urinary Organic Acids in a Healthy Turkish Pediatric PopulationClin Chem406862-8681994